Orangutan(s)

Jungle Book. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967.

Jungle Book. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967. 150 150 Maya Thomas

The notorious Kaa was manipulated in the Jungle Book[1] (1967) to serve the role of an antagonist, an inversion on his portrayal from Kipling’s original books[2] (1894). Kaa is presented as the…

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Dir. Matt Reeves. 20th Century Fox. 2014.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Dir. Matt Reeves. 20th Century Fox. 2014. 150 150 Anna Nawroozi

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Dir. Matt Reeves. 20thCentury Fox. 2014 ‘Now, they may have got their hands on some of our guns. But that does not make…

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Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. Dir. Rupert Wyatt. 20th Century Fox . 2011.

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. Dir. Rupert Wyatt. 20th Century Fox . 2011. 150 150 Amy Clarke

The scene which I believe most questions anthropocentric notions of human superiority in ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ is the moment when Caesar verbally expresses his frustrations, in…

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The Jungle Book. Dir. Jon Favreau. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2016.

The Jungle Book. Dir. Jon Favreau. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2016. 150 150 Lucie Dowson

Man vs. Nature in The Jungle Book (2016) The Jungle Book is a film that essentially explores the relationship between man and nature through the portrayal of different animal wills and how they…

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The Jungle Book. Dir. Wolgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967.

The Jungle Book. Dir. Wolgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967. 150 150 Jonathon Kirk

The Jungle Book (1967) Dir, by Wolfgang Reitherman Disney’s The Jungle Book is a film of young boy trying to prove he can survive in the jungle whilst being persuaded by a…

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Planet of the Apes. Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. 20th Century Fox. 1968.

Planet of the Apes. Dir. Franklin J. Schaffner. 20th Century Fox. 1968. 150 150 Amy Fuller

Planet of the Apes (1968), dir. Franklin J. Schaffner It is from the Planet of the Apes’s first encounter with its ‘more or less human’ characters that we are made aware of…

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The Jungle Book. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967.

The Jungle Book. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney. 1967. 150 150 Lauren Wakelin

 The Jungle Book (1967) Walt Disney Synopsis Having been raised by a pack of wolves, with a black panther and a bear as your two closest companions, you would think…

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We Bought a Zoo. Dir. Cameron Crowe. 20th Century Fox. 2011.

We Bought a Zoo. Dir. Cameron Crowe. 20th Century Fox. 2011. 150 150 Jessica Walton

We Bought a Zoo is a film loosely based on a memoir of the same name by Benjamin Mee which describes his purchase and restoration of the failing Dartmoor Wildlife…

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Dir. Rupert Wyatt. 20th Century Fox. 2011.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Dir. Rupert Wyatt. 20th Century Fox. 2011. 150 150 Katy Raynor

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Photo credit: Wikipedia) An exploration of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ is a thrilling…

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Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Betty Thomas. 20th-Century Fox. 1998.

Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Betty Thomas. 20th-Century Fox. 1998. 150 150 Laura Shutkever

Representation of animals in Betty Thomas’s Doctor Dolittle The animal presence in Doctor Dolittle (1998) is extremely intriguing, using impressive CGI and a vast spectrum of species to depict a…

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